Knowledge Modeling Introduction

RISM – Knowledge Modeling

A Brief Introduction
— It is not rocket science, it is just one more human affair with taxonomy.
— It is support tool for simple or complex knowledge management.
— It handles all things, real & imagined.
— It uses a component framework.
— It is designed to be scalable to need.
RISM Basic Vocabulary
• Things
• Models
• Components
• Views
• Schemes
• Knowledge
• Agendas
• Operating Engine
• Name
• Boxes & Domain Frames
• Generic View
• Specific View
• View Level
• View Top & Bottom
• Metaphors

RISM Basic Rules
— A view is a thing used to present knowledge of another thing.
— A view consists of knowledge organized for a specific agenda.
— A view has a name
— A (view) scheme is a thing used to specify organization of knowledge contained in a view or set of views.

RISM Basic Rules
— A scheme may be unique to a view or a duplicate of another view scheme.
— Views are depicted as 3-D boxes or domain frames.

RISM Old Standbys

— The parent/child metaphor is applicable when describing a view
 The parent view contains child views.
 The child views, in turn, are parents to their children and etc..
STANDARD RISM RULES

— Views are depicted as:
— 3-dimensional boxes

— Or domain frames:

— A box or frame becomes a view when it is assigned a name .
STANDARD RISM RULES

— A parent view becomes defined as child views of pertinent things are added:

STANDARD RISM RULES

— A view becomes specific if it represents a particular thing:

STANDARD RISM RULES

— We start with a generic view of our model’s Enterprises.

TO BE CONTINUED (I KNOW THIS IS FAMILIAR TERRITORY BUT THINGS HAVE TO BEGIN AND END SOMEWHERE)